Linux Shells for Beginners

This course has been held as an online training course since March 2020. Further Information!

Learning shell programming, using the Bourne Again Shell, better known as bash.

Target Group:
A shell script programming course aiming at those new to programming, who want to progress rapidly towards an advanced or an intermediate level. It provides an introduction to the basic concepts of programming using the bash shell. This course assumes no previous knowledge of scripting or programming.

  • Regular Expressions
  • non-interactive editing with the sed command
  • Introduction to shells and their purpose
  • Variables
  • Redirection
  • Pipes
  • Conditionals
  • Loops: for, while and until
  • Functions
  • Writing simple sed scripts to perform complex editing tasks
  • AWK scripts to filter numeric and textual data
  • Formatted printing with awk; writing reports
  • Cooperation with AWK and SED

  • From Mon, 28th Oct, 2024 until Fri, 1st Nov, 2024 (5 days)
  • From Mon, 2nd Dec, 2024 until Fri, 6th Dec, 2024 (5 days)
  • From Mon, 27th Jan, 2025 until Fri, 31st Jan, 2025 (5 days)

Duration of the course:
5 days

The fees for this Programming course per day:

€395 per day (exclusive of VAT)
Toronto, Canada:
$552 per day (exclusive of HST)
Lake Constance, Hemmenhofen, Germany:
€395 per day (exclusive of VAT)
plus € 139 for full board and lodging in 4 star hotel
Hamburg, Munich, Frankfurt, Berlin (Germany):
€420 per day (exclusive of VAT)
Zurich and Geneva (Switzerland):
£420 per day (exclusive of VAT)


The price comprises:
  • Handouts,
  • book on shell programming
  • board and lodgings in a beautiful 4-star hotel right on the shores of Lake Constance

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